A panel presented by the American Lung Association on Missoula's air quality will be held Thursday evening in the city council chambers from 7 to 9 p.m.

Kim Davitt, manager of Montana Initiatives says participating in the panel will be UM associate professor Tony Ward and Regents professor Steve Running. Some of the topics to be covered include wood-stove and vehicle emissions, wildfires, carbon pollution and the effect on coal trains through Missoula.

The panel is free and open to the public

Kim Davitt of Montana Initiatives

University of Montana Regents Professor Steve Running